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Horns Bluff Refuge - Wetlands Enhancement

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Purpose: To enhance 200 acres of waterfowl habitat on Horns Bluff Refuge. The area was acquired by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in 1991 and 1992. Most of the property consisted of marginal farmland or abandoned farmland converted back to bottomland-forested wetlands. Ducks Unlimited was contracted to provide topographical surveys, wetlands design, and other engineering services on 200 acres of moist-soil habitat. The area is managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to provide quality wintering habitat for waterfowl.

Location: The project is located on Horns Bluff Refuge in Crockett and Gibson Counties approximately 6 miles northeast of Alamo, TN.

Acres Impacted: 200 acres

Habitat Types: Moist-Soil Wetlands
Flooded Agricultural Crops

Partners: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Timeline: Construction was completed in November 1993

 

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